Torkel Patterson, Vice-Chairman of the International High-speed Rail Association (IHRA), writes about how high-speed rail networks significantly contribute to sustainable development and how they support the economic growth of the regions they serve.
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Though it is tempting to see setbacks in the development of high-speed rail around the world, Torkel Patterson – Vice-Chairman of the International High Speed Rail Association (IHRA) – believes we are entering a golden age of high-speed rail.
Although successful high-speed rail services bring a multitude of benefits, various challenges still exist in establishing new networks. However, many believe an optimistic future for high-speed is ahead. This In-Depth Focus explores the success of Italy’s open-access operator, how Australia is delivering its Faster Rail initiative, and a status update…
5 September 2016 | By Torkel Patterson, Vice-Chairman, International High-Speed Rail Association (IHRA)
Torkel Patterson, Vice-Chairman of the International High-Speed Rail Association, discusses the advantages of high-speed rail over other modes of transportation, particularly between viable city-pairs that can support a frequent service...